MBA/Master of Science Nursing

 

 

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The joint program leading to both a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in nursing (BSN) and is offered jointly by the College of Education and Human Services and the Monte Ahuja College of Business. The joint program is administered by the College of Education and Human Services.

The purpose of the program is to prepare nurses for careers in management and other leadership positions*. This unique program offers graduates advanced knowledge, competencies, and skills in nursing of populations (aggregates) and a foundation for their growth into competent business managers.

*In keeping with the rules and regulations of the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, the program does not prepare nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists; graduates are not eligible to apply for a certificate of authority in the State of Ohio.

Students in the MSN/MBA program develop competencies in administration and management of different environments of health care. The graduate will have in-depth skills in demography, epidemiological assessment and data analysis, evaluation research, survey research, data projections, cost-benefit analysis, and the ability to apply nursing theory, business theory, ethics, cultural awareness, and political strategies to design, implement, manage, and evaluate health programs, departments, and facilities.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MSN/MBA program must meet the Admission Requirements for the Graduate College , as well as the Admission Requirements for the MBA program and the Admission Requirements for the MSN program.Please refer to these links for details.

You will be required to take the GMAT exam and submit results before being considered for admission.

Applicants should note that GMAT test registration forms and fees must be received by the Educational Testing Service at least three weeks before the testing day selected. The GMAT test is given continuously throughout the year. Information and applications may be obtained from the CSU Testing Center, RT 1237, (216) 687-2272. Alternatively, you may contact GMAT at 1-800-717-GMAT or visit their web site at http://www.mba.com/us .

Accreditation

The MBA program is accredited by AACBS International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The graduate program in nursing is accredited by CCNE, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Financial Assistance

A number of tuition grants and graduate assistantships are available to help qualified graduate students meet the costs of their education. Students seeking assistance should contact the Financial Aid Office at 216.687.3764 and School of Nursing at 216.687.3737 for additional information.

How to Apply

Students should begin the admissions process by scheduling an advising appointment with the Recruiter/Advisor at 216.687.3810 to plan your course of study.

Student s applying to the MSN/MBA program apply to the College of Graduate Studies. Indicate on the application that your intended college is both “Business” and “Education and Human Services”. They will be required to take the GMAT or GRE exam and submit results before being considered for admission. College of Business graduate applicants are not required to submit letters of recommendation.

Applicants to the MSN/MBA program must meet the Admission Requirements for the Graduate College , as well as the Admission Requirements for the MBA program and the Admission Requirements for the MSN program.

Applicants should note that GMAT test registration forms and fees must be received by the Educational Testing Service at least three weeks before the testing day selected. The GMAT test is given continuously throughout the year. Information and applications may be obtained from the CSU Testing Center, RT 1237, (216) 687-2272. Alternatively, you may contact GMAT at 1-800-717-GMAT or visit their web site at http://www.mba.com/us.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, BU 327
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Monte Ahuja Hall, Rm. 327
1860 East 18th Street
Phone: 216.687.6925
Fax: 216.687.6888
mba@csuohio.edu



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